February 2011 Blog Posts (23)

Musings on Texas Rolling Blackouts

The recent incident of rolling blackouts that occurred in the Texas ERCOT power grid raises some interesting issues for home owners, residential energy professionals and others concerned about energy policy.  A recent article by…

Continue

Added by Gary Kahanak on February 5, 2011 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

Energy efficiency and calling in the dogs

My dogs came in immediately when I called them tonight. The cookies I’ve recently begun serving up upon their return seem be making an impression.  At last they see a reason to leave behind all the fun things to chase in the woods.

Yes, I’ve been slow to understand – or at least enact – the basic principle of reward as incentive. The same problem exists in the utility industry when it comes to energy efficiency. For years investor-owned utilities have resisted energy efficiency,…

Continue

Added by Elisa Wood on February 2, 2011 at 1:25pm — 1 Comment

Discover the Solutions for Drafty Uncomfortable Homes

The energy efficiency movement is starting to impact the awareness of how the indoor conditions of an existing building can be greatly improved. Homeowners who once dread the winter months and thought that they had to live with the pain of a drafty uncomfortable home are now increasingly seeking to improve these homes.

This search often brought homeowners out into the marketplace looking for solutions and the best professional help. As a result, we are…

Continue

Added by David Allen on February 2, 2011 at 11:48am — No Comments

Blog Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

1999

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Twitter

Latest Activity

Seth Romme commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post Natural Gas is Becoming Less Attractive
"Thanks for the post! While true from the clean & environmental side, we (eFree Advisors)…"
51 minutes ago
David Ware added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
Thumbnail

Weatherization and Testing Equipment for sale - Wisconsin

2000 Chev. W-4500 Tiltmaster Truck           Outfitted with shelving specific to insulation…See More
2 hours ago
David Ware joined allen p tanner's group
Thumbnail

Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

Discuss the pros and cons of the equipment you are interested in prior to purchase. Post equipment…See More
2 hours ago
Kobus Niemand commented on Alfie Davis's blog post Ways to Give Your Kitchen a Beautiful Makeover
"I got some new black and white granite tops to replace the old laminated stuff. They really change…"
4 hours ago
Kobus Niemand commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post Natural Gas is Becoming Less Attractive
"Well after the greatest natural disaster in human history, who can blame…"
4 hours ago
Kobus Niemand commented on Alfie Davis's blog post Chic New Trends in Kitchen Renovation
"Nice tips! Thanks for the recommendations! With tiles for the kitchen, do you go with dark or light…"
4 hours ago
Alfie Davis posted a blog post
10 hours ago
Profile IconAlfonso Scott, Susan Benford, HomeWiz and 2 more joined Home Energy Pros
22 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service